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Tech into Care: Resources


Tech into Care: Resources

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For Patients

Our mobile apps provide self-help, education and support. They can be used by anyone, including Veterans, health care professionals, and members of the general public. Share the handouts with your patients to learn more about our apps and how to use them.

Download handouts

  • Self-Care Apps (PDF)
    Describes mobile apps that can be used independently, or with help from a healthcare professional, to support recovery from PTSD and related concerns.
  • Treatment Companion Apps (PDF)
    Describes mobile apps intended for use with a mental health care provider while in treatment for PTSD and related concerns.
  • How To Download Apps (PDF)
    Provides instructions for finding mobile apps and installing apps on a personal device.
  • How To Export From Apps (PDF)
    Provides instructions on how to share personal data outside of the mobile mental health apps.

Order guides

Guides for novice tech users can be ordered at Geri-Mobile Health MaterialsLink will take you outside the VA website. VA is not responsible for the content of the linked site.. These free resources were created as a part of a VHA Geriatrics and Extended Care funded clinical demonstration project for older Veterans who were unfamiliar with mobile apps.

Privacy concerns

For those with questions about security and privacy related to using our apps, please read the VAntage Point blog post, How VA Mobile Apps Protect Your Private Information.

For Providers

Roadmaps of app features

Roadmaps provide a session-by-session cross-walk of features within a treatment companion app and the given therapy.

Fillable Rx pad

Order free Rx pads, posters, and rack cards from the Government Publishing Office. Find the Rx pads in the "For Providers" section, right above the "Mobile Apps and Online Programs" section.

VA Mental Health Apps Training

To learn more about VA mental health apps and how to incorporate them into care, check out the Mobile Mental Health Apps Course Series. Each course takes about 1 hour to complete, and CEU's are available for a number of different health professionals.

PTSD Information Voice Mail: (802) 296-6300
Also see: VA Mental Health